Keerthana T

Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, India

Publications

  • Research Article   
    Antibacterial Efficacy of Citrus sinensis (Sweet Orange) against Enterococcus faecalis-An In vitro Study
    Author(s): Keerthana T and Sindhu Ramesh*

    Background: Resistant microbes always represent a challenge in the treatment of various well-known infections and urges the need for substances with potent antimicrobial properties. Citrus sinensis is one of the most important and widely known among various fruits for its medicinal value. Many medicinal properties of orange peel extract, such as against colic, upset stomach, cancer, diuretic, immune-enhancing, stomachic, tonic to digestive system and it is known to fight viral and bacterial infections. Thus this study aims to evaluate the antibacterial efficacy of Citrus sinensis against E. faecalis biofilm. Methodology: Aqueous and ethanol extracts prepared from peel of Citrus sinensis were screened for in vitro antimicrobial activity against E. faecalis using agar well diffusion method. The lowest concentration of every extract considered as .. Read More»

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